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Preliminary Draft for a Reform of Swiss International Insolvency Law

Marjolaine Jakob, the author of this post, is a researcher at the University of Zurich, Faculty of Law. In October 2015, the Swiss Federal Department of Justice and Police (Eidgenössisches Justiz- und Polizeidepartement) published a preliminary draft for the reform of the 11th title of the Swiss Private International Law Act (SPILA) on insolvency proceedings […]

Recognition of Foreign Bankruptcy and the Requirement of Reciprocity (Swiss Federal Court)

The Swiss Federal Court recently issued a noteworthy judgment (scheduled for publication in the official reports) concerning the requirement of reciprocity with respect to the recognition of foreign bankruptcy decrees. The judgment (in German) is available here. Marjolaine Jakob, the author of the following summary and comment, is a researcher at the University of Zurich, […]